Lebkuchen Hearts from Marian Keyes

Having recently celebrated an Oktoberfest dinner at home with friends, I needed something traditionally German to end our meals, but nothing as hugely filling as the Black Forest Cake, which is the German cake to end all cakes. Although these are traditionally Christmas cookies (and Marian Keyes tells a charming tale of receiving a 20cm…

White chocolate and wasabi cupcakes with salted caramel topping

Sometimes curiosity gets the better of me and I have to make something just to see what it tastes like. Some combinations sound so strange on the page that I can’t imagine the flavours together in one dish. So I get out my bowl and spoon and put it together, 100% prepared for the eventuality…

3 Milks Cake or Pastel de Tres Leche

This was a cake made purely out of curiosity because I honestly could not imagine what it would taste like or that the 600ml of milk would actually soak in to such a small cake. In origin, it is a fairly recent Latin American celebration cake. Essentially, it creates a very soggy, sweet cake –…